Environmental regulations have proven the most difficult for member states to adopt. This situation has an obvious impact on individual countries. For precisely 64.29 percent of member states (18 out of 28), the environment currently represents the leading policy area for pending procedures. Next, far behind, is the internal market, with cases mainly concerning four particular member states, and then infringements involving mobility and transport.
An infringement procedure can be launched for three different reasons: non-communication: when the member state has failed to communicate its transposition measures to the Commission on time;
non-application: when the European Commission finds that the member state’s legislation is not in line with European legislation; misapplication: when European law is not applied, or is applied incorrectly, by the member state;
(ultimo aggiornamento: giovedì 3 Ottobre 2019)